A Tyrone man has received a suspended sentence following the discovery of an illegal landfill site containing waste from the Republic of Ireland. Patrick Nugent of Altaglushan Road, Galbally, Dungannon was sentenced to two-years imprisonment suspended for three years at … Continue reading →
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Expert organisations have united to create the first European database of valuable materials available for “urban mining” from scrap vehicles, spent batteries, waste electronic and electrical equipment, and mining wastes. The Urban Mine Platform, created by 17 partners in project ProSUM … Continue reading →
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Plans to introduce legislation to ban the manufacture and sale of plastic stemmed cotton buds have been announced by Scotland’s Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham in a bid to cut plastic waste. The proposals will be put to public consultation and … Continue reading →
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Landfill site operator Cory Environmental Resource Management has rebranded as Enovert. The landfill, green energy, composting and anaerobic digestion business, now operating as Enovert, was sold by the Cory Environmental group in January 2017. Alistair Holl, managing director of Enovert (pictured below), said: “The landfill and gas generation business is now … Continue reading →
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Dell has announced what it has called an “industry-first” pilot to use recycled gold from used electronics in new computer motherboards. The pilot follows a successful feasibility study on server motherboards. The closed-loop gold process could support the creation of … Continue reading →
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Prime Minister Theresa May will give a speech today (11 January) that will pledge to eliminate “avoidable plastic waste” by 2042 as part of the government’s 25-year environment plan. According to reports, the plan, which was due to be published … Continue reading →
Judith Kelly OBE, HMRC’s Deputy Director of Environmental Tax Policy, sets out how HMRC is cracking down on Landfill Tax evasion, and working with other enforcement agencies to tackle waste crime. Since the launch of our Landfill Tax Compliance … Continue reading →
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Almost two-thirds of waste that ends up in non-recyclable waste bins in Scottish households could have been recycled, according to a new Zero Waste Scotland report. The report, The Composition of Household Waste at the Kerbside, shows that, on average, … Continue reading →
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